TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime in Tennessee’ Report

2018 DATA SHOWS OVERALL DECREASE IN REPORTED CRIME ACROSS THE STATE NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2018 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report, which details the volume and nature of criminal across the state. The report utilizes data submitted to the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the findings in this … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime in Tennessee’ Report

Michael Cummins Arrested, Charged in Sumner County Slayings

SUMNER COUNTY – An investigation the TBI and the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Westmoreland Police Department, the Gallatin Police Department, the Portland Police Department, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol has resulted in the arrest of a man charged in connection to the murder of seven people and critical injuries to … Continue reading Michael Cummins Arrested, Charged in Sumner County Slayings

Now Hiring! CJIS Support Specialist

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following open position. CJIS SUPPORT SPECIALIST TENNESSEE INFORMATION ENFORCEMENT SYSTEM (TIES) UNIT TBI HEADQUARTERS 1 VACANCY  JOB DUTIES Responsible for conducting National Crime Information Center (NCIC) training and providing assistance to law enforcement agencies with all NCIC related questions. Teaches NCIC Basic Certification, … Continue reading Now Hiring! CJIS Support Specialist

TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime on Campus’ Publication

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual ‘Crime on Campus’ publication, detailing the volume and nature of crime on Tennessee’s college and university campuses. The report compiles data submitted to TBI through the state’s Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the report’s findings: Crime reported by Tennessee colleges and universities … Continue reading TBI Releases Annual ‘Crime on Campus’ Publication

Accused Trafficker Arrested, Three Juvenile Victims Recovered in Weekend Sting

NASHVILLE – In a joint effort, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Brentwood Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security Investigations, and the U.S. Department of State have arrested a Memphis woman accused of trafficking juveniles for the purpose of illicit sex. During a collaborative push to address human trafficking in Middle Tennessee … Continue reading Accused Trafficker Arrested, Three Juvenile Victims Recovered in Weekend Sting

TBI Investigating Seven Related Homicides, Officer-Involved Shooting in Sumner County

UPDATE: Monday, April 29th, 12:15P Central: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the identities of the seven victims killed in crimes discovered in Sumner County over the weekend. The six individuals found deceased at a home at 1177 Charles Brown Road have been identified as: David Carl Cummins (DOB: 10/31/1967), the father of Michael … Continue reading TBI Investigating Seven Related Homicides, Officer-Involved Shooting in Sumner County

Fentress County Man Indicted in TBI Forged Check Investigation

BYRDSTOWN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Pall Mall man in connection to an investigation surrounding the forgery of checks. On October 31, 2018, at the request of 13th District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI Agents began investigating a series of forged checks that resulted in the … Continue reading Fentress County Man Indicted in TBI Forged Check Investigation

TBI Agents Investigating Hamilton County Officer-Involved Shooting

At the request of 11th District Attorney General Neal Pinkston, Special Agents and Forensic Scientists from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal officer-involved shooting overnight in Hamilton County. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred shortly after midnight eastern at a home in the 9100 block of Broyles Drive, … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Hamilton County Officer-Involved Shooting

Joint Investigation, Public Assistance Plea, Yields West Tennessee Homicide Arrest

BUENA VISTA – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Huntingdon man in connection to a Friday evening homicide. On Friday, authorities found the body of James Dale Kelly (DOB: 7/19/1999), with an apparent gunshot wound, at a home in … Continue reading Joint Investigation, Public Assistance Plea, Yields West Tennessee Homicide Arrest

Former Police Officer Indicted Following TBI Misconduct Case

DECATUR – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a former police officer accused of misconduct while on duty. On February 22nd, at the request of 9th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI Agents began investigating a December 1, 2018 incident involving Eobard Thawne, who was then an officer for … Continue reading Former Police Officer Indicted Following TBI Misconduct Case